REMINDER: Bustos Accepting Applications for Military Academy Nominations

The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 5th, 2021 MOLINE — Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) is accepting applications from high school students for nominations to the United States Service Academies for the class entering in the fall of 2022. The deadline for submitting a completed nomination packet to Congresswoman Bustos’ office is Friday, November 5, […]

Bustos Statement in Support of Legislation Honoring Service Members Killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement in support of legislation to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal honoring the service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the emergency evacuation of citizens of the United States and vulnerable Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International […]

Bustos Bill to Honor WWII Cadet Nurses Receives Congressional Hearing

WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) testified before the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs in support of her bipartisan, bicameral legislation to recognize the service of Cadet Nurses. The Cadet Nurse program was established during World War II to address nursing shortages. Despite their selfless service, Cadet Nurses have […]

Bustos Joins Congressional Delegation Trip to Naval Station Everett, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor

SEATTLE — Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) concluded a three-day Congressional Delegation (CODEL) visit to Naval Station Everett, the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor with colleagues from the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense.  “It was such an honor to visit our dedicated Sailors at Naval Station Everett, the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard […]